Collaborate with other departments to develop project specific deliverables.
Overall control and responsibility for the day-to-day operations of the project, Ocean, Air, Road and Rail, plus charters as required.
Coordinate with all stakeholders to ensure a seamless flow of cargo from the port of arrival / port of dispatch to site.
To ensure, where required, that client approval is obtained for all transportation and freight expenditure ahead of actual movements in accordance with the pre-set criteria.
Jointly develop and agree project specific working procedures with stakeholders with a shipping, consolidation and logistics strategy.
Verify and evaluate the technical suitability of the proposed method of transport in conjunction with our technical specialists at the relevant Control Centers and, identify the Required-On-Site (ROS) date for the material and equipment released for shipment.
Review, study, and implement an action plan on each Release for Shipment based on the conditions contained therein.
To attend when requested by the client project progress meetings, or other locations to discuss forthcoming shipping operations and logistical planning.
Adherence to Quarantine, QA and HSE matters on the project.
Manage Shipments within the freight forwarding system, and tracking of freight, maintaining tasks events and document control.
Invoicing of shipments in a timely and accurate manner.
To control and audit project job files.
Respond to quotations and RFQs on a regular basis, maintaining margin targets.
Obtain detailed quotations and book Liner and Charter vessels for heavy lift and over dimensional cargo movements.
Preparation of logistic concepts and operational procedures.
Claims handling and advice.
On behalf of the client, negotiate contracts with suitable suppliers to meet quality, cost and delivery requirements.
Other duties as assigned by manager.
3+ years of experience in a Project/Freight Forwarding environment
Knowledge of Airfreight, Ocean freight and Customs requirements
A high level of energy and a "can-do" positive attitude
Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, Word and Outlook
Excellent verbal/written communication skills
Familiarity with CargoWise’s Enterprise system required